Scott Ferrin

Topic: The Future of HR: Promoting Business Success in a Changing Global Workplace

As an HR professional, you can play a significant role in promoting the success of your organization by understanding your business objectives and the changing environment – nationally and globally – in which you compete. In this session, you will learn the business skills you need to develop to become a strong contributor to the “bottom line.” You will also review ways to leverage three key tools – analytics, leadership development, and workplace flexibility – to more effectively engage your human capital assets in fulfilling your business goals.

Bio:

Scott D. Ferrin has been a Regional Field Services Director for SHRM since 2010.  His primary responsibilities include managing state council relationships, serving as a liaison with state councils, chapters and volunteer leaders, and promoting SHRM membership. He attends State Council meetings and conferences, and, as his schedule permits, chapter events.  Scott resides in Mesa Arizona and supports SHRM members in Arizona, Colorado, Hawaii, Kansas, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Utah.

He has served in a variety of volunteer organizations prior to joining SHRM as a member of the staff. When hired at SHRM, he was the Legislative Director for the East Valley Human Resources Association (EVHRA), a SHRM Affiliate Chapter in Arizona. Scott is certified as a SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), a Certified Association Executive (CAE), and a Project Management Professional (PMP).

Scott has over 20 years of work experience in HR. Prior to joining the SHRM staff, he held titles as a Senior Workforce Planner, Workforce Planning Manager, Talent Manager, Recruiter, HR Generalist, and HR Manager for companies ranging in size from Fortune 500 down to start-up companies with 20 employees.  He has worked in the mining, financial services, insurance, and education industries.

Scott has a Bachelor of Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from Weber State University, and an MBA from the University of Phoenix.